Human beings are a pretty mistake-prone and forgetful lot. But don’t lose sleep over it–it comes with the territory. In fact, you should be thankful you don’t remember everything because it helps to lessen the cognitive load that would otherwise lead to serious confusion. Unfortunately, you are not likely to share that sentiment once you end up losing precious time and money, courtesy of forgetting to complete an important task prior to your move. Relocating from your present home to a new residence is one of life’s more stressful events simply because it involves so many moving parts and requires meticulous planning. Staying on top of things is important for a successful move.
When de-cluttering the bathroom, disposing of old and outdated items makes it much easier to find those items you use regularly.
Moving can be extremely stressful. And moving during the holidays can take stress to a whole new level. If a move is in your near future, you may be feeling like you are sinking in a sea of tinsel and boxes. Your “to do” list may seem to have no end, and you feel like you will never survive the next few weeks. Well never fear…these tips will help take the stress out of your holiday move. And try to remember that this is all temporary. It won’t be long until you are enjoying the comforts of your new home, whether your stockings are hung by the chimney with care or not.
If you find yourself at a place in life that you no longer need a big home – perhaps because you are moving to a region that the property values are higher, or because the kids are moving away to college, etc. – then you may find the need to downsize. Even with the best of intentions, it will be difficult to take everything with you. Moving requires a lot of organization and de-cluttering, but this is a chance to make a fresh start without all the “stuff” you had in the bigger house. Unfortunately, it can feel like you are sentimentally attached to everything you touch.
When moving from Mandeville, Hammond, New Orleans, or beyond, you pack items with the utmost care. You’ll probably use newspapers, bubble wrap and sturdy boxes to ensure the safe arrival of your belongings in your new home. However, there are some things you should not pack when moving.
If you have ever moved before, you are likely aware of how hectic it can be. Studies have shown that moving or relocating can be just as stressful as changing jobs. Luckily, moving is an entirely manageable process. You avoid many last-minute rough spots with these handy moving hacks.
Once you finally reach your new residence after moving, you wouldn’t be the first person to say, “Where is my…?” or “I forgot my…” and you can fill in the blank with any number of things. Our New Orleans, LA moving company frequently gets calls from customers after completing a move. They sometimes ask if we remember seeing a certain item or two during the moving process. So, rest assured, you are not losing your mind. Almost everyone forgets things when moving, as there are certainly a lot of details to remember.
These days, people use apps on their smart phones and devices for just about everything. It makes perfect sense to help you stay organized, so why not take advantage of apps to help you move?
Moving out of state can feel overwhelming because of all the extra tasks you need to do. When moving locally, you don’t need to change your driver’s license or fill out many new forms that you will need to do when you move to or from Louisiana. Where do you begin?
After you live in a place for a while, it can accumulate ‘stuff’. People tend to have trouble parting with things. It could be a pile of junk mail you’ve been meaning to get to, clothes you think you might want to wear again someday, or toys you think the kids will want to play with and love again. To you, it may look like important things, but to people coming over, it might look like clutter.